Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330408 (stock #110634)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$125.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, probably Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is a beige pottery bowl with indented sides in the shape of a gourd and a flared rim. A pot like this would probably have been placed into a shaft tomb. Size: 4" H (10 cm).

Condition: Intact but worn. Rim is chipped.

Provenance: Ex-private T. Jones collection, New York, NY

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330407 (stock #110603)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$995.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, probably Jalisco or Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is an interesting pottery figure from the West Mexican shaft tomb tradition. It depicts an older man with simple facial features, an erect phallus, and visible spine and ribs. This figure would have been placed alongside the dead. Size: 13" H x 8" W x 7" L (33 cm x 20.3 cm 18 cm).

Condition: Lots of manganese staining and little remaining paint; a small crack under the chin; intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330399 (stock #108061)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,350.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 200 BCE to 200 CE. A lively hand-built and modeled terracotta anthropomorphic effigy tripod vessel. The upper shoulder of the vessel is adorned with three human heads whose visages feature coffee bean shaped eyes, prominent noses, and open mouths. The personages are cleverly linked by their elongated arms, formed from clay coils with incised markings, and their hands which are held behind each of the three heads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330381 (stock #101046)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Mayan Territories, probably Yucatan Peninsula, ca. 550 to 900 CE. Attractive brownware pottery plate with straight sides and now with great root marked surface. Once had 3 short feet. Size: 9-1/4" in diameter.

Condition: Missing feet, else excellent

Provenance: Ex- N. Poolos collection, Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL before 1970.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330376 (stock #100150)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guanajuato Valley, ca. 300-200 BCE. The breadth of the Chupicuaro ceramic tradition never ceases to amaze us. The indigenous of this culture used a vivid palette and bold patterns that set their ceramics apart. While these artists drew upon the traditions of the Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit cultures of West Mexico, they experimented with forms and pigments and ultimately created an artform that inspired much of the pottery of the American Southwest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329935 (stock #110578)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,195.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Nayarit, Chinesco style, ca. 100 to 300 CE. This is a colorful, pensive pottery figure in the "Chinesco" style, so-called by early collectors because they felt that this class of figures looked Chinese. These figures are characterized by painted decoration and smooth burnished surfaces. The figure sits with his knees raised, arms linked and leaning on them...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329920 (stock #100996)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Colima, ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1328683 (stock #102096)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$9,850.00
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, ca. 1500 to 1000 BCE. Representing the pinnacle of Chavin art and showing distinct traits of the earlier Maranon influence, this jar is spectacular in design and decoration. Polychrome slip in brick red, orange and cream with central spout and the fanged underworld deity gracing the front with extending headdress. Rear of vessel shows three feather-like designs extending behind his head with repeating zig-zag adorning the lower section. Size: 9-1/2" H x 5"W.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1328463 (stock #102094)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$4,750.00
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Chavin, ca. 1000 to 500 BCE. A large, stunning and very important Chavin jar! Potted in an almost spittoon shape with large flat rim and rounded base, the base molded into the form of a very menacing human with pointed teeth, sunken piercing eyes and added pink and white pigments. The top rim is decorated with continuous serpentine design, incised eyes set into the interior of each band. Size: 10" in diameter x 5-5/8"H.

Condition: Repaired from 6 or 7 lar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1328462 (stock #101049)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$6,750.00
Pre-Columbian, Southern Mexico to Guatemala, Ca. 1000 to 900 BCE. The Olmec were among the first Mesoamerican peoples to use stone in sculpture even though it had to be quarried in distant mountains. The stonework of this piece shows influences of the Xochipala of the Guerrero region. Several reputable scholars including American anthropologist, archaeologist, and academic David Grove, known for his contributions to the Preclassic period of Mesoamerica, have found cross-cultural overlaps betwe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1326896 (stock #111075)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Moche/ Mochica culture, ca 300 to 600 CE. Pottery jar in the form of a standing male who has had his arms amputated. In most cases this was done as part of a ritual sacrifice, but they usually did not stop with just the arms. Could also represent war wounds. He wears a white tunic and loin cloth, unusual headdress with animal head emerging from the front, pupils painted white. Size: 9.5" H (24.1 cm)

Condition: Stabilized stress crack at waist, manganese ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1326894 (stock #110736)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
Pre-Columbian, Guatemala, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A finely hand-built square terracotta bottle stamped with the profile head of the esteemed deity Kukulcan or Ququmatz (Mayan names for the Aztec Quetzalcoatl) on each of its four faces; the boundaries between delineated by a lovely sinuous, wavy pattern perhaps alluding to the feathered serpent god. Size: 2-5/8" x 2" at widest (6.7 x 5.1 cm)

Condition: Intact with minimal surface wear. Minor abrasion on the bottom.

Provenance: ex-pri...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1326893 (stock #110734)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Sican-Lambayeque, ca. 800 to 1000 CE. Cream on redware vessel depicting a Sican lord or deity, elaborately embellished with a high headdress, pronounced ear ornaments, and a circular shield further adorned with another regal visage and step motif pattern on the periphery. A pair of jaguars flank him crawling up his shoulders, snarl and bear their teeth, adding to the might and ferocity of this leader. The jaguar symbolized power and might throughout the Pre-Col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1326867 (stock #110732)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Moche I, ca. 400 BCE to 100 CE. A beautiful stirrup spout ceramic vessel of a smooth surface and classic globular form, adorned with a handsome design comprised of four quadrants of geometrics, primarily circular motifs, two quadrants embellished with cream-colored kaolin slip polka dots on a red ground, alternating with two adorned with smaller circles outlined in black resist on the red ground. The negative resist technique was rarely used by the Moche but rat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1326568 (stock #109338)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, central coast of Peru, ca 900 to 1400 CE. Attractive pottery canteen in slightly flattened ovoid form, painted with abstract geometric patterns running vertically down each side, and along top rim. Perched at the neck is a small monkey, left hand to his head. Quite cute! Size: 10" H by 8" W (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm).

Condition: Loss of one arm to monkey, a few small chips and minor paint losses.

Provenance: Ex-private Pavao collection, PA. acquired before 1980
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1326567 (stock #108197)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is a painted pottery seated female figure from the West Mexican shaft tomb cultural tradition; she would have been placed alongside the dead. She has elaborate earrings and headdress/hair, as well as a nose ring. Size: 11-1/2" H x 7" W x 5-1/2" L (29 cm x 18 cm x 14 cm).

Condition: Piece has been broken but repaired and repairs are difficult to see; piece now appears intact.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX coll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1326171 (stock #112710)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, Panama, Gran Cocle, ca 600 to 900 CE. Very attractive pottery pedestal decorated on the top with abstract fish, probably a member of the eel family, base decorated in geoemtric panels. 9-3/8" D. Along with large polychrome olla with bulbous base and flared rim, upper shoulder decorated in continuous band of abstract forms. Size: 12" W x 11.5" H (30.5 cm x 29.2 cm)

Condition: Each repaired from several pieces, but paint generally quite strong on both.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1326169 (stock #112709)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, Nicoya Peninsula, ca. 800 to 1200 CE. A very humorous pottery animal head, perhaps a coati-mundi or coyote, painted in shades of red and black over buff slip. This smiling beast once adorned a large vessel and had at least one other cousin, and as many as three, attached along with it. Custom stand. Size: 4.75" W x 2.75" H (12.1 cm x 7 cm)

Condition: Loss to portion of each ear, and once part of a large magnificent jar

Provenance: Ex-Historia Antique...